Off-Duty Police Officer Stabbed After Attempting To Break Up A Fight In Bonnyrigg Last Night

In a serious but stable condition

Off-Duty Police Officer Stabbed After Attempting To Break Up A Fight In Bonnyrigg Last Night Image: Screenshot/Twitter

An off-duty police officer is in a serious but stable condition, after being stabbed in the stomach late on Friday night. 

It is believed the 36-year-old was trying to intervene a teenage fight at a Community Hall in Bonnyrigg when the incident occurred. 

"Some uninvited guests attempted to gain entry into the hall," Assistant Commissioner Petere Thurtell told Channel Nine.

"As a result of that, some of the people in the hall attempted to speak to the people and an off-duty police officer was stabbed several times in the stomach." 

He was taken to Liverpool hospital for surgery, while a 17-year-old boy has been arrested. 

Police are appealing for any witnesses with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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